Scientifically Proven Facts About The Great Dangers of Dental Amalgam (Mercury Fillings)

(Numbers in brackets refer to references at the bottom of this article)

Dental Amalgam contains about 50% Mercury.
Mercury has been scientifically demonstrated to be more toxic than Lead, Cadmium or even Arsenic.
Mercury leaves dental amalgam continuously throughout the lifetime of the filling.
Mercury vapour is the main way that mercury comes out of amalgam. (31)
Mercury vapour is absorbed at a rate of 80% through the lungs into the arterial blood (31, 55)
Mercury kills cells.
There is NO harmless level of Mercury Vapour Exposure (63)
Mercury from mercury fillings binds to sulphydryl groups. These exist in almost every enzymatic process in the body. Mercury from amalgam has the potential to disturb all metabolic processes (25, 33, 60)
Mercury from amalgam is transported freely via the blood (19, 34, 35).
Mercury vapour is absorbed directly into the brain (34, 55a)
Mercury from amalgam will result in a slow build up of mercury in body tissues (20, 26, 34)
Mercury crosses the blood brain barrier (34, 55a)
Mercury is implicated in Alzheimer's Disease (67, 68)
Mercury from amalgam is stored in the foetus and infant before the mother (20, 61) (Could this be part of the reason for children getting cancer?).
Mercury from amalgam is stored in the breast milk and the foetus up to 8 times more than the mother's tissues (18, 19)
Mercury crosses the placenta (18, 31)
Mercury crosses into breast milk (18, 31, 61)
Mercury will severely reduce reproductive function (2, 3, 4, 20, 22, 24, 31, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 49)
Mercury rapidly depletes the immune system (27, 34, 35, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 60)
Mercury will induce a number of Auto Immune Diseases (27, 34, 35, 42,43, 44, 60)
Mercury will cause an increase in number and severity of all allergies (1, 34, 60)
Mercury from amalgam is stored principally in the kidneys, liver and brain (1, 20, 31)
Mercury from amalgam causes kidney damage (shown in animal experiments) (59)
Mercury from amalgam causes a 50% reduction in Kidney filtration, as shown in a study of sheep after amalgam placement (59)
After chewing, Mercury vapour levels will remain raised for at least another 90 minutes (1, 15, 16, 18, 47)
Mercury from amalgam will migrate through the tooth (25, 27, 30)
This rate of migration is increased if a gold crown is placed over a tooth filled with amalgam (27, 30)
Teeth are living tissues and are a part of our bodies.
Teeth have a massive communication via blood, lymph and nerves with the rest of the body (34)
Mercury from amalgam is absorbed into the body at a rate of 3 to 17 mcg / day (WHO 1991 Criteria 118)
Mercury is transported along nerve fibres (33,34, 50)
Mercury form amalgam may be stored in every cell in the body. Each area affected will produce its own set of symptoms ( See "The Real Causes of Pain & Disease ")
Mercury binds to haemoglobin in the red blood cell thus reducing oxygen carrying capacity (1, 16, 17, 21, 26,35)
Mercury damages blood vessels, thereby reducing blood supply to the tissues (34)
Amalgam fillings produce electrical currents which are no doubt injurious to health. These currents are measurable in Micro Amps. The Central Nervous System and Brain operate in the range of Nano-Amps, which are 1,000 times less than a Micro Amp (28)
Dissimilar metals in the mouth, such as gold and amalgam, produce higher electrical currents (19, 30)
Brain levels of mercury are in a direct linear proportion to the number of surfaces of amalgam fillings in the mouth (1,19, 25)
Mercury will cause single strand breaks in DNA (41,42)
Mercury levels in the blood can NOT be assessed by blood or urine levels (26)
Dental personnel are severely affected by exposure to mercury (3,13, 49)


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We believe mercury fillings must be removed and replaced with harmless composite fillings. Once that is done, we believe that mercury must be removed from body organs and tissues using a detox cure of Cilantro leaf and chlorella in a 2:1 ratio taken daily. Other ingredients can make this formula more effective: NAC (50 mg. daily), Alpha Lipoic Acid (50 mg. daily), vitamin E (non-GMO), selenium, magnesium citrate, a good organic multi-vitamin, Taurine, L-Glutamine, seaweed (iodine), MSM, three cloves of garlic per day and lots of carrot juice (beta-carotene). Iodine is a great chelator of Mercury (Iodoral).

Another detox method is to take Niacin (B3) (regular, not time-released which can damage the liver) at 50 mg. daily gradually increasing to 200mg. daily, or more, which causes fat cells to explode (lipolysis) where most of the toxic mercury, aluminum and fluoride are located. Then exercise for 30 minutes to increase circulation. Afterwards enter an infrared sauna (or any kind of heat source) and stay for 40 minutes to sweat out toxins. (Clean the sauna room daily) Then eat activated charcoal tablets (or bentonite) to neutralize and absorb the toxins in the digestive tract and eliminate them. Follow this protocol for 30 days.

We believe dental cavities can actually be repaired and teeth can heal themselves if given the proper nutrients. Teeth are composed of Calcium Phosphate. Therefore, supplement your diet with lots of RAW milk, RAW butter (ghee) and RAW cheese and kosher grass-fed bone marrow (absorbable Calcium, Phosphorus & vitamins A & K) along with a kosher non-GMO meat, chicken or fish diet and/or Sodium Phosphate (monobasic) along with Strontium and vitamins A, D, E, and K (Blue Ice Cod Liver Oil, etc.). Cavities will disappear. Buy an MK4 supplement for bone strength (Osteo-K). Avoid distilled water because it is an electron stealer. Avoid all grains, nuts, seeds and beans since they all contain phytic acid which causes cavities. This includes especially the cocoa bean (chocolate), sesame seeds, and oats. Oats are notorious for causing cavities. However, sprouting and fermenting any grains, seeds, nuts and beans will diminish the phytic acid content to a tolerable level. What are the benefits of Strontium? The U.S. Navy undertook a study to show Strontium could prevent cavities. The Navy investigated a small town in Ohio, called Rossburg, that had a large amount of this element in its drinking water. The surprising lack of cavities in the town strongly suggested that this bone strengthener helped prevent cavities by strengthening the bone structure of teeth (not to mention reversing Osteoporosis and treating Arthritis).(for more information, see the book "Cure Tooth Decay" by Ramiel Nagel)

Disclaimer: The information in this article has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and any advice is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult with a health care professional before taking any action to treat or cure any illness or condition. The author disclaims responsibility for any adverse effects resulting directly or indirectly from the material presented, suggested procedures, undetected errors, or reader misunderstanding. It is your responsibility to research "mercury detox" and "chelation therapy" and "curing tooth decay" on your own prior to deciding on which actions to take.

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